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Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Daunte Wright

A prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.

Katie Wright, left, the mother of Daunte Wright, and other family and friends gather during a news conference Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Minneapolis as family attorney Ben Crump speaks. Daunte Wright, 20, was shot and killed by police Sunday after a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Daunte Wright

A prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.